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Mass General Brigham (formerly Harvard Partners Consortium) Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology

Applications Due: December 1, 2023

The Mass General Brigham (MGB) Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology (formerly known as the Harvard Partners Consortium in Clinical Neuropsychology) seeks candidates for a two-year fellowship in neuropsychology to begin on September 1, 2024. The joint Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Fellowship is a program of Harvard Medical School. Two fellowship slots are available.

The fellowship program is designed to provide excellent clinical training in adult or lifespan neuropsychology. Experiences and didactics conform to Houston Conference/Division 40 training requirements so that fellows will be successful in obtaining board-certification from the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) in clinical neuropsychology.

Clinical experience will consist of adult outpatient neurological cases including dementia, epilepsy, brain tumor/oncology, developmental syndromes, neurobehavioral disorders, multiple sclerosis and other degenerative conditions. Exposure to pediatrics may be available at MGH based on individual background and interest, but clinical training will be primarily adult-focused at both sites for this cycle. Training in cognitive rehabilitation is offered as an elective, primarily during the second-year rotation at BWH.

A required portion of the fellowship will be research activity through a proposed project or via participation with faculty in ongoing research projects. Didactic opportunities abound at both settings. The training experience is enriched by a highly collaborative teaching environment in which the fellow will work closely with neuropsychologists, behavioral neurologists, psychiatrists, and others with a special interest in brain and behavior. There are opportunities for teaching to supervise graduate practicum students and interns.

A competitive stipend ($69,300 Years 1 & 2) plus excellent benefits are offered. An academic appointment will be made as a Clinical Fellow at Harvard Medical School.

Application Information

Applicants should be graduates of an American Psychological Association/Canadian Psychological Association (APA/CPA)-accredited programs in clinical psychology or neuropsychology and should have completed an APA/CPA‚Äźapproved predoctoral internship. Completion of the doctoral degree is required before the fellowship start date.

We are committed to increasing inclusivity in neuropsychology training and strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented racial, ethnic, and gender identity groups to apply.

Interested applicants should complete the online form and upload all required documents in the MGB Neuropsychology Fellowship Application Portal including:

  • Letter of intent (including discussion of area of research interest)
  • CV
  • Two sample reports
  • Three letters of recommendation should be uploaded directly by references via this link
  • Graduate transcript (unofficial is acceptable; an official copy may be requested)

The deadline for applications is December 1, 2023. Only electronic applications will be accepted.

Interviews for those invited will be held virtually on January 3rd and 10th, 2023

General program inquiries can also be directed to the program Co-Directors:

Deborah Green, Ph.D., ABPP
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Brigham and Women's Hospital
dlgreen@bwh.harvard.edu

Britt Carlson Emerton, PhD
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Massachusetts General Hospital
bemerton@mgh.harvard.edu

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